Or, How To Whip Up A Little Something In The Kitchen For The Studio
Occasionally in my web surfing I come across things that strike me as quite clever. One such example is a homemade beauty dish I stumbled upon on lifehacker.com. Well, actually the lifehacker page was really the entry to a rabbit hole I eventually went down, that lead to David Tejada’s blog for commercial photographers, where he references Tyler Burk‘s instructions for this clever little item on Flickr. Such is life in cyberspace.
Okay, so why do you want to know how to make a homemade beauty dish anyway? Because they can turn your camera’s dedicated flash unit into a stunningly fantastic piece of advanced lighting equipment. And because you can make this version for approximately $15-$20, vs $175-$365 for one like this Dynalite Model.
If you’re still not convinced, check out the two images in this post by Evan Romine, both lit with a beauty dish. Good stuff, no?
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